agrarian distress

How BJP dwarfed agri distress, dalit anger

The Opposition’s bid to target the BJP on agrarian distress and violence against SC/STs seems to have fallen flat on its face.

published on : 24th May 2019

Crop damage drives Jangaon farmer to kill self

Passes away in Hyd hospital 4 days after consuming poison; owned 5 acres of land and hoped for rich harvest

published on : 22nd May 2019

Arvind Subramanian, colleagues propose Rs 18,000 basic income for rural households

The paper titled "Quasi-Universal Basic Rural Income (QUBRI): The Way Forward" suggests that the burden should be shared between the Central and state governments in equal measure.

published on : 29th January 2019

Turn of Punjab's potato farmers to lose sleep over low prices

Not just onion farmers in Maharashtra, but also the potato farmers in Punjab are staring at a bleak future as  the prices of their produce has crashed.

published on : 17th December 2018

PM Modi should listen more and talk less, BJP defeat due to people's anger: Omar Abdullah​

The former Jammu and Kashmir CM said the results made it clear that there is anger and a feeling of alienation among the people and the Centre has been unwilling to accept this reality.

published on : 13th December 2018

Poll results prove Ram Temple or communal polarisation doesn't cut ice with people: Yashwant Sinha 

His comments came after the Congress wrested power from the BJP in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

published on : 13th December 2018

The Indian intellectual has failed the farmer

The process of conquering the past has claimed stellar scalps like Aurangzeb, Jawaharlal Nehru, et al.

published on : 9th December 2018